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The Best Budgie Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Budgie is not only one of the most influential heavy metal bands, but they're also one of the first, coming to prominence in 1967. Here, you can check out a complete list of the best Budgie albums, including every studio release along with pictures of the album covers. This Budgie discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Budgie albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Budgie singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Budgie album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Budgie album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Budgie album of all time?" or "What are the top Budgie albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The Welsh rock band released a series of great albums throughout their career, establishing themselves as a mainstay in hard rock and metal music and influencing numerous bands to come next. Some of their most notable albums include Never Turn Your Back on a Friend and Squawk.

This list of popular Budgie albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can help rank each album starting with the best by voting up your favorites and voting any albums down accordingly.

Bandolier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Budgie Albums of All Time
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Artist: Budgie

Release Date: 1975

Tracks: I Ain't No Mountain, I Can't See My Feelings, Slipaway (A Parrot Fashion Ball), Breaking All the House Rules, Napoleon Bona, Parts One & Two, Who Do You Want for Your Love?

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock

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In for the Kill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Budgie Albums of All Time
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Artist: Budgie

Release Date: 1974

Tracks: Zoom Club, Living on Your Own, In for the Kill, Crash Course in Brain Surgery, Hammer and Tongs, Running From My Soul, Wondering What Everyone Knows

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock

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Never Turn Your Back on a Frie... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Budgie Albums of All Time
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Artist: Budgie

Release Date: 1973

Tracks: You're the Biggest Thing Since Powdered Milk, Baby Please Don't Go, Parents, In the Grip of a Tyrefitter's Hand, Riding My Nightmare, Breadfan, You Know I'll Always Love You

Length (mins): 00:42:27

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock

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Budgie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Budgie Albums of All Time
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Artist: Budgie

Release Date: 1971

Producer: Rodger Bain

Tracks: All Night Petrol, You and I, Everything in My Heart, The Author, Guts, Rape of the Locks, Nude Desintegrating Parachutist Woman, Nude Disintegrating Parachutist Woman, Homicidal Suicidal

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock

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